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Santiago Name Meaning

Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named for the dedication of their churches to St. James (Sant Iago). The apostle St. James the Greater is the patron saint of Spain; there is a medieval legend that, after the death of Christ, he did not meet a speedy end under Herod Agrippa, but visited and evangelized the Iberian peninsula. His alleged burial site at Compostela has been a place of pilgrimage from all over Europe for over a thousand years.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Santizo, De Santiago, Pantano, Santana, Santa, Sandino, Salto

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Santiago Family Origin

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Santiago Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Clerk In Cigar Factory

    8%
  • Miner

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Santiago family was Miner. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Clerk In Cigar Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santiago. The most common Santiago occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Santiago's were Laborers.

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Santiago Life Expectancy

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Famous Santiago Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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